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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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staycation

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a vacation that is close to home

We’re going to take a staycation this summer since we don’t have a lot of money.

stir crazy

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a feeling that results from being in an area for a long time where you are not able to do much of anything

I think I’m a little stir crazy.  I’ve been sittin' in this hotel room by myself for hours waitin' for my friend, and there's not much to do except watch TV.

strapped

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having less money than usual for a period of time

We’re strapped this month, so we can’t afford to go out to eat.

streaker

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a person who runs naked through a public area in order to get attention

There were many streakers during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Sometimes it was really funny, but I don't think it happens much anymore.

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strike

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in baseball when you swing the bat and miss the ball

When you get three strikes in baseball, you’re out.

stuff

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things

My room is so messy!  I really need 'ta' pick up all my stuff that's on the floor. (or)  I have a 'lotta' stuff I need to do today.

stuffed

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the stomach is completely full (of food)

Wow!  I ate more than I should've, and now I’m stuffed.

style/a style

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a particular way something is designed or made for the consumer

There are many styles of cars, furniture, and eye glasses.  My sun glasses are a modern style.

suicidal

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someone who appears like s/he just might decide to commit suicide

Conversation:

Kate:  I feel like Michelle might be suicidal.

Rosa:  Do 'ya' think we should tell someone?  We could let her counselor know.

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super

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really great

Your daughter sure did a super job makin' dinner tonight, don't 'ya' think?